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Western Conservative Summit

Whose Side Is God On?

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.09.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Levin discussed a number reasons churches don't take action, ranging from, "The rapture is coming," and "I don't want to scare people away," to, "You're being too political," and, "Separation of church and state."

Conservatives Bash Gays (Again)

Jason Salzman | Posted 06.29.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Reporters covering the Western Conservative Summit, a gathering that attracted 4,000 people to the Colorado Convention Center over the weekend, did a good job spotlighting the gay bashing that permeated the event.

Conservatives Aren't Scared of Pushing Anti-Choice Agenda

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.29.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Still support for the kind of uncompromising anti-choice positions of Colorado politicians like Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck, Rep. Mike Coffman, and Sen. Rick Santorum (who won the 2011 Republican presidential caucus in Colorado), was evident at the conference anyway.

Ted Cruz Crushes Competition In 2016 Presidential Straw Poll

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.29.2013 | Denver

Although U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has not expressed interest in running for president in 2016, he overwhelmingly won the support of conservatives ...

Conservatives Court Youth At Summit: 'We've Been Trending On Twitter'

The Colorado Independent | Andrea Tudhope | Posted 07.29.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Andrea Tudhope. DENVER — Liberty, moral truth, limited government, free enterprise — and young conservatives. Y...

Conservatives Want to Dump Rubio Like an Old Tea Bag

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.01.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

We'd be doing a better job caring for humanity with Rubio and company's legislation, including its pathway to citizenship and border security, than we'd be doing with Cruz's border-security-only bill, which does nothing for all those hard-working people you see around town.

There's Nothing "Western" About Being Extreme

Jill Hanauer | Posted 10.03.2011 | Denver
Jill Hanauer

Last November, while the right wing of the Republican party celebrated decisive electoral victories throughout the country, ultra-conservatives in Western battleground states were left to ponder a more mixed result.

Western Conservative Summit In Denver This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.27.2011 | Denver

The GOP seems poised to keep the Colorado bandwagon rolling this weekend as the Western Conservative Summit kicks off at the Denver Marriott. Hosted ...